Hal`le*lu"iah, Hal`le*lu"jah (?), n. & interj. [Heb. See Alleluia.]
Praise ye Jehovah; praise ye the Lord; -- an exclamation used chiefly in songs of praise or thanksgiving to God, and as an expression of gratitude or adoration.
Rev. xix. 1 (Rev. Ver. )
So sung they, and the empyrean rung
In those days, as St. Jerome tells us,"any one as he walked in the fields, might hear the plowman at his hallelujahs."
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